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FLBS lands $2 million grant

News from the University of Montana YELLOW BAY – The University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station has been awarded a $2 million grant to study diversity among insects, crustaceans and other arthropods in river floodplains and how they might be affected by climate change. The f...

Retired foresters make epic hike Retired foresters make epic hike

Dave Fauss always wanted to hike over the Bob Marshall wilderness, back behind the Mission Mountain Range, and cross the experience off of his bucket list. At 75 years old, a plan started to fall into place. One of his friends, Mark Lewing, 70, was planning a trip, and Fred Friesz, 70, also wanted to go, ...

Local youth learn importance of gardening Local youth learn importance of gardening

PABLO – Learning to garden connects children to their community, the food they eat, and encourages a healthier lifestyle, according to Salish Kootenai College Community Health and Development Coordinator Mike Tryon. SKC earned a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture that led to a co...

McGahan museum’s featured artist McGahan museum’s featured artist

News from Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana CHARLO — Janet McGahan is the featured artist at the Aug. 6 “First Saturday” event at Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana. McGahan will be on hand to meet visitors and discuss her artwork from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  She will have numerous pri...

Grant to fund high school nursing programs

News from the Montana Board of Regents LAKE COUNTY — Four school districts located within the Flathead Reservation — Polson School District, Ronan School District, St. Ignatius School District and Two Eagle School District — have been awarded a five-year, renewable Talent Search grant...

Local teacher receives award

RONAN — Jessica Johnson, an eighth-grade teacher from Ronan School District, received the Montana Statehood Centennial Bell Award honoring the Montana History Teacher of the year for the seventh through 12th grade level. Born and raised on a family ranch near St. Ignatius, Johnson comes from homeste...

Honor roll

MSU students earn high marks BOZEMAN — Montana State University has announced its undergraduate honor rolls for spring semester 2016. Students with an asterisk earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the semester and were named to the president’s honor roll. The remaining students were...

Students make dean's list

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – At the University of Montana, 2,821 students made the spring semester 2016 dean’s list and 4.0 list. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must be undergraduates, earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher and receive grades of A or B in at lea...

PT student wins national scholarship PT student wins national scholarship

News from the University  of Montana MISSOULA – Alyssa Schock of St. Ignatius, a third-year student in the University of Montana’s doctorate of physical therapy program, was recently named the recipient of the American Physical Therapy Association’s 2016 Minority Scholarship Awar...

Golf for Griz tourney deadline fast approaching

RONAN — Thursday, May 19 is the final day to sign up for the annual Tana Bockman Memorial Golf for the Griz Tournament in Ronan. Entries will not be accepted the day of the tournament, Friday, May 20. University of Montana coaches and staff will be on hand to golf on a rotating basis with entries. Thos...

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